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Jewelry

Pomellato Fetes 50th Anniversary During MFW

The Milan-based jewelry company is launching two special collections to mark the milestone.

clock September 21, 2017Luisa Zargani

Coco RochaChristian Siriano show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, New York Fashion Week, USA - 09 Sep 2017

Fashion Features

A Solid Start: Industry Welcomes Kering, LVMH Charter, but Argue There’s Room to Improve

Model protection charter is too narrow, some say.

clock September 21, 2017WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

Kering Leads Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Third Year

The annual ranking has again recognized the French luxury group as the industry leader for the textiles, apparel and luxury goods sectors.

clock September 19, 2017Joelle Diderich

The women's jewelry department

Financial

Hermès International Sees Healthy Luxury Sector as Net Profit Rises 11%

The leather goods maker sees underlying strength in high-end markets despite global volatility.

clock September 14, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Gucci's fall 2017 collection shown in Milan.

Legal

Gucci Demands Quick End to Forever 21’s Call to Cancel Stripe Trademarks

The luxury powerhouse is fighting hard against an attack on its long-held stripe trademarks.

clock September 11, 2017Kali Hays

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Balenciaga Names Vira Capeci President for the Americas

The executive, who joins the brand from Céline, succeeds Luca Voarino in the post.

clock September 7, 2017Joelle Diderich

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Financial

Italy’s Fashion Industry Expects 2.3% Sales Gain in 2017

Asia and Russia are driving exports.

clock September 6, 2017Luisa Zargani

Models backstageOpening Ceremony x Made LA show, Backstage, Los Angeles, USA - 09 Jun 2017

Human Resources

EXCLUSIVE: Kering, LVMH Join Forces on Model Charter

The two French powerhouses are banning size zero from the catwalk and fashion shoots.

clock September 6, 2017Joelle Diderich

Eyewear

Kering Eyewear Partners With Bio-on to Introduce Eco-Sustainable Plastic

Kering Eyewear will be the first company in the industry to use Bio-on biopolymers.

clock September 5, 2017Sandra Salibian

The new Kering headquarters Rue de Sèvres in Paris

Fashion Scoops

Kering to Open Historic Paris Headquarters to Visitors

Over a weekend, the company will offer virtual tours of the historic site and a modern art exhibition.

clock September 4, 2017Mimosa Spencer

Media

Modus and BPCM London Merge Agencies

The ModusBPCM office will be based on Heddon Street in central London.

clock September 4, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Jimmy ChooAthena Calderone hosts Vogue and Jimmy Choo event, New York, USA - 14 Jul 2017

Financial

Jimmy Choo Strength in Asia Seen Supporting Kors’ New Regional Focus

Michael Kors may be shifting its focus away from the Americas and onto Asia, where it and new acquisition Jimmy Choo are both growing.

clock August 31, 2017Kali Hays

Galeries Lafayette store

Mergers and Acquisitions

Galeries Lafayette Grabs La Redoute Online Catalogue Business

The Parisian department store will boost its shift online and broaden its offer of home furnishings through the tie-up.

clock August 31, 2017Mimosa Spencer

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Business Features

Let’s Get Started: Fashion Firms Add Labs, Accelerators

Here’s how some companies are taking elements of start-up culture to make it their own.

clock August 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Katya Foreman

Dare LVMH

Business Features

Start Me Up: Fashion Warms to Tech Culture, Practices

Fashion’s players, from luxury conglomerates to retailers, are increasingly turning to start-up culture to fuel innovation, compete for consumers and talent, and gain relevance among a new generation of workers.

clock August 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka and Katya Foreman

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